Where to stay around McKinley Park, AK?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 42 vacation rentals near McKinley Park. From 16 Bungalows to 16 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near McKinley Park for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

Can I rent Bungalows in McKinley Park?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 16 Bungalows in McKinley Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in McKinley Park include:

  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available
  • Houses: 15 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in McKinley Park?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 38 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in McKinley Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Escape to the wilderness in McKinley Park

    The gateway to Denali National Park, McKinley Park is packed with natural beauty, surrounded by forests painted in the colors of each season, with mountains and hills rising from every direction. A hub of stores and restaurants blend into the surroundings and offer all the amenities you might need, but the main draw is the park itself, with 6 million acres of wilderness offering hiking, biking, fishing and wildlife-spotting opportunities galore. When the time comes to choose your McKinley Park vacation rental, you'll find all sorts of cozy cabins await on the outskirts of the park.

    Get back to nature in McKinley Park

    McKinley Park is located close to Denali Park Road, the park's only highway, which runs through mountain passes and valleys for 92 miles. You can drive the first 15 miles, but beyond that you'll want to take one of the sightseeing bus tours that are available in the summer months. Guided excursions range from 4 to 12 hours, during which a trained naturalist will point out the sights and teach you about the landscape of the park. If you want to stop to snap photographs or explore one of the many hiking paths, there are hop on, hop off shuttle buses that take you all the way to the end of the road.

    Discover Denali in spectacular McKinley Park

    Vacationers travel to McKinley Park for its easy access to the wilderness of Denali National Park, home to Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. Before heading off on the trails, be sure to pay a visit to the Denali Visitor Center, near the park's entrance, where you can examine exhibits on the cultural history of the region and watch a film about the area's abundant wildlife. There are restaurants nearby, as well as the Murie Science and Learning Center, which is open year-round for visitors. If you venture further along Denali Park Road, you'll come to the Eielson Visitor Center, which has art displays and rangers on hand to answer questions and lead hikes.

    Spend summers outdoors in McKinley Park

    Summers in McKinley Park are ideal for enjoying the great outdoors at Denali National Park, as temperatures warm up and invite travelers outside for hiking adventures and wildlife sightings in the wilderness. The buses are active from late May through mid-September, the most popular period for holidays here, so if you plan to visit during this time, you'll want to book your McKinley Park vacation rental early to ensure your ideal dates are available. Snowfall often shuts the main road into the park come fall, but during this time you can enjoy winter activities like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing instead.

    McKinley Park is a delight for nature lovers

    Situated on a river with miles and miles of wilderness to explore in Denali National Park and beyond, McKinley Park is a delight for nature lovers. Dozens of animal species roam the lands here, including moose, caribou, sheep and bears, and sightings aren't uncommon, even along the main road, where the buses run. With so many trails and rivers to explore in the 6 million acres, you'll want to return to the park several times. Choosing a McKinley Park vacation rental makes it easy to come and go, trying out bus tours and hitting the ground on bike or foot.